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Bail denied

Constable Everton Gittens was today twice denied bail on a charge that he murdered Selwyn Knight – first in the Magistrates’ Court when he appeared to answer the charge, then when he appealed to the High Court.


Constable Everton Gittens

He was remanded until May 18.

Gittens fatally shot 57-year-old Knight and wounded his son Junior on March 15, when the two men were pursuing Jamal Weekes who stole items from their home.

There was a heavy police presence and a large gathering at the Bridgetown court, including Knight’s family.


42 Responses to Bail denied

  1. Marsha Peppa Fly Hinds-Layne
    Marsha Peppa Fly Hinds-Layne April 20, 2015 at 4:46 pm

    Had they dealt with him after Shanique Myrie Selwyn Knight would be holding his Queen in his arms tonight and they would have saved him from himself…instead it had to come to this…cause we don’t fix issues…we let them mushroom…

  2. Frannie Sweets
    Frannie Sweets April 20, 2015 at 4:54 pm

    Girlfriend faint smh

    • Suga Pun De Hill
      Suga Pun De Hill April 20, 2015 at 5:20 pm

      Guess the smelling salts at this time would be too late

    • Frannie Sweets
      Frannie Sweets April 20, 2015 at 5:22 pm

      Too late lol

    • Veroniva Boyce
      Veroniva Boyce April 20, 2015 at 6:32 pm

      She faint? She should of been the first person to say publicly what he did was wrong and leave the moron. I would give she something to faint for. 14 days in prison for making the court look untidy.

      • bajanguyster April 21, 2015 at 9:47 am

        you seem to be a moron mr boyce

  3. John Q Citizen
    John Q Citizen April 20, 2015 at 4:55 pm

    Mrs Knight also collapsed and fainted when she was her husband dead in de Road like a stray dog!!!

  4. FirstLady Alexander
    FirstLady Alexander April 20, 2015 at 4:58 pm
  5. Jeanetha Callender
    Jeanetha Callender April 20, 2015 at 5:01 pm

    From all reports Blues was a good
    Man In his home & out .25 to live

  6. Andre
    Andre' Wilson April 20, 2015 at 5:02 pm

    He an big Bob is going to have a serious talk tonight in that cell

  7. Tremella Gladstone
    Tremella Gladstone April 20, 2015 at 5:06 pm

    I woke up feeling like a “millionaire” this morning when I heard this News. May your soul rest in Peace Mr.Knight! I won’t say what I would really like to here! No Bail ma say! What bail what? You took an innocent man’s life and almost took his son as well. Fry officer!!! I hope the Law makes a perfect example of you , to all the others that operates like you!

  8. Suga Pun De Hill
    Suga Pun De Hill April 20, 2015 at 5:21 pm

    Go and get comfortable in your new bed

  9. Kathryn Serieux
    Kathryn Serieux April 20, 2015 at 5:34 pm

    This is one small step in the process of justice. I hope the Knight family do not have to wait 10 years for a trial. Just like the guy who was the actual thief, I hope Gittens’ trial is just as speedy with an outcome that sees justice for the Knight family.

  10. Jack Baeur
    Jack Baeur April 20, 2015 at 5:47 pm

    How come one charge of murder ,what about the sons attempted murder.has everyone forgotten the son cause there should be 2 charges

    • Tricia Sweets
      Tricia Sweets April 20, 2015 at 5:59 pm

      All that coming up next month shhhhhj

    • Thomas Katt
      Thomas Katt April 20, 2015 at 6:12 pm

      He also got charged for endangering the son’s life, as well as to intent to maim, etc,

  11. Annetta Paul
    Annetta Paul April 20, 2015 at 5:52 pm
  12. Shondelle Greene
    Shondelle Greene April 20, 2015 at 6:03 pm

    Good good but he only get that bail cause it fresh an publicise cause Bajans does talk nuff an hard an forget fast watch an c when he go back to court he get bail

  13. Browne-love Jan
    Browne-love Jan April 20, 2015 at 6:10 pm

    Justice..a badge don’t make you above the law!

  14. Michael Depeiza April 20, 2015 at 6:20 pm

    According to the Information that I gather, you should never be a Law enforcer. I hope that the justice system treat you like the criminal you are.

  15. Edwin Bartlett
    Edwin Bartlett April 20, 2015 at 6:25 pm

    The almighty jah is not sleeping-there’s nuff more who want putting in jail not just him check it out.

  16. Alex Alleyne April 20, 2015 at 6:27 pm

    Its funny , no hand cuffs .
    Justice to family 2 million law suit .

  17. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce April 20, 2015 at 6:29 pm

    The nerve to apply for bail twice! I am so please the request was denied. Wanna make sure when the moron book into Dodds City he should remain in his birthday suit in an empty cell until the 18 May. We don’t want to hear in a few days time he attempt to make a sharp exit. All the citizens must continue to support the Knight Family by making their voices heard. JUSTICE for the Knight family!

  18. Roosevelt Broomes
    Roosevelt Broomes April 20, 2015 at 6:49 pm

    Yes it is hope he pay for everything he done

  19. Orlando Jordan
    Orlando Jordan April 20, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    Give him a hundred years in jail

  20. Wayne Dread
    Wayne Dread April 20, 2015 at 7:09 pm

    No vaseline

  21. Tameshia Massiah
    Tameshia Massiah April 20, 2015 at 7:29 pm

    Yassssssssss!!!!!!!!! Bout time…n this is my mouth so nuhbody dont tell me nain bout this comment

  22. Adrian Boyce
    Adrian Boyce April 20, 2015 at 8:03 pm

    Dont jump up to fast ppl Barbados is full of double standard I dout he at Dodds but I want to see justice first den I will rejoice

  23. Eileene Jordan
    Eileene Jordan April 20, 2015 at 8:04 pm

    Look at he face tho smh

  24. Ricky Fraser
    Ricky Fraser April 20, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    Karma in full flow.

  25. David April 20, 2015 at 9:38 pm

    He shoot a man in he back and kill he. Shoot de man son in he back and almost kill he and wanted bail. He should be in doods every since I hope he get what he deserves and that is life in jail cause they don’t hang u anymore hope he get bunta everyday he up there

  26. Adeshina April 21, 2015 at 6:51 am

    Good he should get life I hate him as he try ruin my life as well as others like my aunt too I hope they beat him in hmp dodds where he made me spend 3 years of my life.

  27. Shae Shae April 21, 2015 at 8:00 am

    And getting support from fellow officers? Suppose it was one of dem relative that got killed…then what?..hope he ain’t gone thru d back door. …wunna sure he sleep in dey?…….hmmmm?

  28. John E Morris April 21, 2015 at 9:43 am

    How come he was not handcuffed on entering or leaving court? Why didn’t the prison bus take him to Dodds?

  29. Another Bajan April 21, 2015 at 5:30 pm

    Let’s wait and see if he gets bail at his next date then the case gets lost in the system as many others have.

  30. Another bajan April 21, 2015 at 5:36 pm

    Great let’s hope he doesn’t get any when he returns to court and then the case is dragged on forever. Also no dismissal on technicalities please


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